Photo: R.Redmond/UNHCR Despite early warning systems like FEWS NET, why does it take a full blown crisis for funding to finally come in? "No one can say they did not see last year’s food crisis in East Africa coming; there was almost a year of increasingly strong warnings,...

The World Food Programme argues that hunger is the world's most solvable problem and that it will ultimately build a more secure world. These leaders agree. US President Barack Obama “Reducing malnutrition and hunger around the world advances international peace and security-and that includes the national security of the...

Nigeria: Owning Up to Food Insecurity in the North This is an excerpt from an article that was originally published on allAfrica.com on June 28, 2012.  "UNICEF runs the bulk of the OTP sites in Nigeria, and provides the nutrition-rich Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) central to the CMAM...

Much like MANA, The Children's Nutrition Program of Haiti focuses on mothers' participation in the health of their children. The CNP utilizes the Hearth Program, a low-cost nutritional model designed to rehabilitate moderately to severely malnourished children. The program is based on "positive deviance," wherein...

    Josette Sheeran, former head of the UN's World Food Program, outlines her vision of ending worldwide hunger. She believes strongly in establishing school feeding programs, connecting small farmers to markets, empowering women, and developing resiliency in vulnerable communities. Sheeran explains, "I think we can, in our...

While the white sands of Madagascar's Toamasina beaches may create a traveler's oasis, ADRA (Adventist Development & Relief Agency) has created a refuge for local children dying from SAM. ADRACRENI (Center for Intensive Recuperation & Nutritional Education) receives an average of three children suffering from SAM...